In 23 patients affected by untreated Hodgkin’s disease, 67Ga citrate scanning was performed as part of a clinical and pathological staging protocol. A good correlation (16/23) between 67Ga scans and other diagnostic procedures was observed. In 5 cases there was a disagreement between clinical staging and 67Ga data. Difficulties in interpreting 67Ga scanning arised with the evaluation of mediastinum (5 false positives) and abdominal involvement. 67Ga scanning seems to be a useful but complementary procedure in the staging of Hodgkin’s disease.
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